Pelosi Statement on Election of Harry Reid as Senate Democratic Leader
Washington, D.C.-House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the election of Senator Harry Reid as Senate Democratic Leader:
"Senate Democrats have made an outstanding choice in Harry Reid. He is a gentleman, a statesman, and a man of great integrity. His deep commitment to the core values of our party is matched only by his legislative brilliance. There is no one better qualified to fill the enormous shoes of Tom Daschle, who has served our party and our nation with such distinction.
"Senator Reid and I enjoyed an excellent working relationship when we each served as the Democratic Whips of our respective chambers. His counsel was insightful and indispensable, and his grace under pressure will serve him well as Leader.
"I congratulate Senator Reid on his election and look forward to continuing to work with him in his new role."